Health, Life

Dont be Stupid

Don’t be Stupid
Whenever I sit in a Dentist’s Chair I am Traumatized from bad Experiences that I had earlier in Life. When I was Eleven years old a Dentist with very little Experience, broke a Tooth during Extraction. With very little Novocaine he proceeded to dig it out. At Seventeen I sat in a Dentist’s Chair Two P.M. in the Afternoon. The smell of Gin was staggering, Pundits meant. Drunk as a Skunk he gave me Six shots of Novocaine and about Twelve blast of Gas. Too Drunk to realize that the Tooth was Abscessed and if I was Totally Sedated, I would still feel the Pain. I slapped his Hand away, jumped out of the Chair and ran to the Emergency Room. They gave me Antibiotics and sent me Home to return when the Abscess subsidies. They also told me that with the amount of Sedation, I could have Died, or ran over by a Car on my way to the E.R.

Even with my Great Fears, I know that you can avoid sitting in that Chair for so long, without putting your Health at Risk. So there you have it, the Motivation for this Blog. Putting your Health and others at Risk. Today marks the Anniversary of me wearing a Mask in the Courthouse for One solid year, with no Deviation. Longer than One Month before the C.D.C. recommend wearing One. People would get on the Elevator looking at me like I was an absolute Idiot. Since March Fourteen the Building has been Inundated with numerous cases, Fogged and Sanitized regularly. Many of my Coworkers contracted the Virus and brought it Home. Many of thei’r loved ones will never be the same, some have Died. With pre-existing conditions, I was bent on not getting the Virus. The only Room in the Courthouse that I took my Mask off, was Disinfected every time, prior to me removing my Mask. C.O.P.D. and early Emphysema, I kept my Mask on for Eight Hours per Day, never removing it as long as I was in the Building. Today I got my Second Vaccine. It is Four A.M I have been up since Twelve. Being a Creature of habits, I can only sleep on my left side. The Arm hurt so much, it’s like I fought Mike and he only punched my left Arm. However I am so happy that I am fully Vaccinated and that if I got the Virus, it won’t put me in the Hospital and it won’t kill me. Parting Words, it is not a Hoax and not wearing a Mask and getting Vaccinated is Stupid.

The following is a Shared Article from N.B.C.

Long-haul Covid patients can experience ‘waves of symptoms,’ early research suggests

Kelly Marcilliat realized something was terribly wrong with his thinking on a drive last summer.

He’d pulled up to a four-way stop — a situation Marcilliat, 55, of Denver, had been in thousands of times before. This time, however, he couldn’t figure out when it was his turn to go.

“I sat there looking at the intersection,” Marcilliat said, “wondering, ‘What the hell do I do?'”

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The cognitive problems popped up months after he first became ill with Covid-19, blindsiding him.

“When I was at my sickest from the virus, initially, I didn’t feel dopey-headed. I just felt exhausted,” he said.

Kelly Marcilliat, pictured backpacking in Arizona in 2019, said there is no way he could physically make the trip now.

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Marcilliat isn’t alone: New research suggests that long-term symptoms of Covid-19 may emerge in a distinct pattern over weeks and months.

Natalie Lambert, an associate research professor at Indiana University School of Medicine, surveyed thousands of “long-hauler” Covid-19 patients, finding that specific symptoms tend to emerge at regular intervals — usually a week or 10 days — resulting in what she calls “waves of symptoms.”

More research is needed to confirm the results, which have not been published in a medical journal or posted to a preprint server. But the early findings, which were shared with NBC News, could give clinicians insights into treating long-haulers more effectively and perhaps even preventing debilitating symptoms.Dr. Richard Walker, chairman of emergency medicine for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, said Lambert’s work was “very important research.”

“Any time we can predict the course of the disease, it offers us the ability to mitigate problems,” said Walker, who was not involved in the research.

Lambert surveyed 5,163 long-haulers. Patients were contacted online through the website Survivor Corps, a site dedicated to long-haulers. Seventy-seven percent of respondents had either tested positive for Covid-19 or had been diagnosed by physicians based on their symptoms and exposure.

In the survey, Lambert asked patients what symptoms they had and approximately how long after their illnesses they had begun.

Overall, patients reported more than 100 symptoms. Not all are necessarily connected to Covid-19 — it will take time for researchers to sort that out.

But long-haulers do tend to be careful note takers. “They are normally tracking their symptoms week by week so that they can report it to the doctor to try to get help,” Lambert said.

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When Lambert analyzed symptom onset specifically, distinct patterns emerged.

“The first wave is clearly the more flu-like symptoms,” such as fatigue, headache, fever and chills, she said. “Then it seems like diarrhea, nausea and vomiting are five days later, typically.”

The new waves don’t mean the previous symptoms disappear; those symptoms can linger, or they may fade and re-emerge later.

Ten days into illness, another wave crashes. This time, the new symptoms tend to be more neurologic, including confusion, dizziness and difficulty concentrating. Patients may also develop joint pain and low back pain. Some report pressure in the brain that is so intense that it feels like their heads might explode.

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Fifteen days into illness, yet another wave of new symptoms: high or low blood pressure, heart palpitations, a tendency to faint.

A week later — about 21 days in — patients start experiencing issues like mouth sores, muscle twitching, eye infections and a skin condition that has been referred to as “Covid toes.”

Covid-19 symptoms are variable, but overall, the first few waves of symptoms — flu-like illness, gastrointestinal issues and neurologic symptoms — tend to mirror what a typical non-long-hauler patient would experience, said Dr. Rebecca Keith, an associate professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at National Jewish Health in Denver. Keith is a co-director of the facility’s post-Covid-19 clinic.

That is, there is no way to tell early on whether a patient might become a long-hauler. In fact, there are still no standard criteria to define or diagnose long-haulers. Symptoms may come and go, or they may last for months.

“Once they start having symptoms past, like, six to eight weeks, people start getting real worried,” said Keith, who was not involved with Lambert’s research.

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Dr. Michele Longo, an assistant professor of neurology at Tulane University in New Orleans who works with long-haulers, said the neurologic symptoms listed in Lambert’s survey are, indeed, “most commonly reported by patients” in her clinic.Why there seems to be a predilection for neurologic symptoms in the post-acute sequelae of Covid infection remains to be understood,” said Longo, who was not involved with the research. (“Sequelae” is a Latin word that refers to conditions that occur following a disease.)

Keith agreed. “If we can define the pathways that are contributing to this from a scientific standpoint,” she said, “we can think about how to talk therapies and hope.”

Patients, too, are desperate for answers.

“It’s extremely unsettling to not be able to tell yourself why something is happening to you,” Marcilliat said. “It gives you a feeling of complete lack of control, like you’re a leaf in the wind.”

“No one wants to be like that,” he said.

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America, Religion

Beg To Disagree

 

 

Beg to Disagree

Growing up in the Seventies where Lies and Deception in Government was as Prevalent as it is Today. Where Mainstream Media was as self-serving as it is Today. One Newsman stepped out of the Box and called the Shots the way he saw it. He gave new meaning to the Term, Investigative Reporter. A lot of People Lambasted him for his Style. I Respected Rivera for his Candidness. I have always thought that the Media should report both sides of an issue. Not what your Readers want to hear, but actually putting the Facts out ahead of personal beliefs and opinions. Taking sides with Political persuasions is Partisan Reporting. That makes you a Propaganda Machine not a Journalist.

Though reportorial contributions have been made by the Web generation, it is fair to say the vast majority of blogging does not qualify as journalism. If journalism is the imparting of verifiable facts to a general audience through a mass medium, then most blogs fall well short of meeting the standard. In no way do I Pattern myself as or to be a Journalist, or another Geraldo Rivera. Only someone who is not afraid of the Truth. I have been a Fact finder since I was a Juvenile going to Sunday School. A lot of the things that was Thought to me, I had Dissected it before Fifteen. I was never One to take things at Face value, whether coming from my Mother or a Cleric. This was nine years before I entered High School and met a Teacher who challenged me Daily to tell her, what is the Author is not saying. Or the other Teacher who told me to never stop Learning.

Einstein said the Day you stop Learning you begin to Die. Its a wonder I didn’t become an Atheist by Fifteen. Strong Convictions and taking everything that I learned with a grain of Salt kept me Focused and grounded. By the time I finished High School I was such a Cynical person I swear that I never would get Married. I thought that it was only Players that were involved in Relationships. Being an inquisitive Person all my life, One Day I decided to take a chance, I have been Married to that same chance for Thirty Eight years. For the rest of my Life I remained, not a Cynic, but One who always asked, show me the Proof. After being ripped off by Used Car Salesmen, I made it my Business to Diagnosed and fix Cars. Lied to by men of God, the Words ” Many will profess my Name” is Etched in my Heart.

After hearing Politicians promising the Moon while Campaigning, then go to the Capitol and work for Lobbyists and Special Interests. Has sharpened my Skills in Body Language and to Archive what the Speaker isn’t saying. I proved my Abilities Eight years ago in Pennsylvania. I told my Boss that I could spot a Slacker One Mile in a Fog. She told me that I was full of it. Unbeknownst to her that I was referring to her. Before leaving Pennsylvania and moving to Florida, she got Promoted to Regional Manager. Within One and a half Years she got fired. Over the years I have learned how to Read People better than reading Print. So here I am once again Twelve A.M. writing this Blog that just won’t wait for me to lose the Train of Thought. I ask myself, if with my little Brain, I can put together all the Tangibles and piece together the Facts and Dissect the Conspiracies.

Why is it Impossible for someone who Graduated College and Law School to Dissect the Steal. Fact-1 The U.S Attorney General of the same Party Debunked the Notion and lost his Job. Doesn’t anyone understand what makes Politicians Tick, Opportunity, do you think that Barr would Jeopardize his Political Future if he found the slightest Discrepancy and didn’t run with the Ball. Fact-2 do you think that Three Handpicked Supreme Court Judges would Committee Perjury, or Forty Seven other Federal Judges for that matter. Fact-3 Imagine the World we live in if the Bastion of Higher Learning such as Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Wharton cast a Blind Eye knowing that an Election was Rigged like a Horse Race filled with Broken down Nags and One Thoroughbred. Fact-4 Imagine the Financial Fallouts if Wall Street knew that the Election was Rigged and kept their Knowledge secret.

I worked on Wall Street, Rumors can Topple Wall Street. Fact -5 Take a look at the Source, someone who said that the Corona Virus was a Hoax and would be gone in Two Weeks. That Hoax have killed half a Million People. Fact-6 someone who Built a Skyscraper with mostly Mexican Labor, that was Demolished within Forty Years. Talking about Shabby Construction, the house I lived in Pennsylvania was 100 years Old made of Wood and will last another 100 years. Trump Towers in Atlantic City was made of Steel, they cut so many corners the Building should have been round. I rest my Case, what am I? The One Eyed Monster in the Forest of the Blind?. One of the biggest Champions of the Conspiracy is a Born Again Christian, who said that Christianity has saved him from Cocaine. I think that he should go back to smoking the Rocks because I think he is still Zoning, spreading Conspiracy Theories. Once again ” Many will profess my Name”.

Post Script from Naz

You don’t how to tell People the Truth because you don’t know how they will take it, Patience.

Life, Motivation

Conveyance

 

 

 

Conveyance-

the action of making an idea, feeling, or impression known or understandable to someone.

The Importance of coming across is the Backbone of Communication. If you are a Doctor and you have a Consultation with your Patient about a Procedure, it is your Job to make sure that he Comprehends, what you just said. If you are the Patient it is your Job to ask questions until you fully grasp what was just said. That Train of Thought carries over in all Conversations, even in asking Directions. What brought this on is, my Wife who is a Paper Pusher she worked for the City of New York and the Federal Government for years. She tried to get us Scheduled for the Vaccine for Two weeks.

We Completed the Paperwork on line, each time we tried to get an Appointment, the Screen comes up no more Appointments available. We were at the point of giving up because of the Frustrations. Then she decided to call the Department of Health and asked what was going on, do you have Vaccines or not. Then Wallah the Communication Deadlock was broken, they told her that the Vaccine would be available at a certain Hour, only then can you secure an Appointment. That wasn’t Communicated at any point of the Paper chase. Is this One of those need to know situations or what. And you wonder why the Distribution is in such Disarmament.

Well my Friend welcome to Bureaucracy. Ill- Communication dominates our Lives, but more so in Government. People do not understand the Importance of coming across ( making sure that the next person fully understand what is being communicated) poor Communication is as bad as poor Speaking, I call that Talking with Marbles in your Mouth. The saying that something was lost in the Translations, no, it was lost in the Communication. Sometimes I think that People are just too lazy to use their Lips and Tongues correctly. When it comes to Conveying your Thoughts, don’t presume that I understood what you said, ask me do you understand, especially when you are Conveying, that is an Important Word.

Brings to Mind when Car Dealerships are Conveying thei’r Disclaimers, same thing with Pharmaceuticals, they tell you that the Product could kill you But you take it at your own risk. However the average listeners did not get that. Everyday Conversations shouldn’t be like Disclaimers when you walk away the other person should not be Puzzled. Using as few Words as possible and getting my point across is one of my strong points in Blogging. So there you have it I’ve said enough.

America, Health, Life

Shared Article from AOL: Special Report: How U.S. CDC missed chances to spot COVID’s silent spread

This is a must Read

This is as Big as the Capitol Insurrection

The C.D.C. dropped the Ball way back in January

They did not Test People coming from Wuhan

Bureaucracy will be the Death of us all

This is an Absolute Disgrace

 

https://www.aol.com/special-report-u-cdc-missed-120509902-145109921.html

America, Health, Life, Motivation

Strikes

 

 

 

Strikes

California’s Health Care Community is calling for a Ten Day Strike. Moral Hypocrites would condemn them for even thinking along that line in a Time when they are needed the most. Well let me ask you who are the Hypocrites here. Fools who have listened  to Fools telling them that wearing a Mask is Foolish. These same fools are party Animals and you can’t take away their Right to Socialize in large Numbers, if and when they choose to gather. With no support from the Government and the Community. They are asked to work in substandard Facilities and Conditions.

They have seen Deaths among Coworkers and many of them are also sick, exhaustion and Burnouts is the Norm. I know the Importance of not losing my income in a time when many of my Neighbors and Coworkers haven’t been to work since March. These Healthcare workers can’t afford to loose their Incomes. However they need to get the Attention of the Government and the Community, you are asking a lot of the Human Spirit and Physical Health. Asking them to Build a House with a Handful of Mud and a couple of Straws. Herd Immunity didn’t work in Sweden and it won’t work in California or anywhere else. Not wearing a Mask has turned a Pandemic into a Contagion of mass Proportion in many Places.

Yet I come to work in the Courthouse and I see Stupid People who has to have a Mask on and get thei’r Temperature taken at the Front Door, walking around in the Building without a Mask. Everyday I come to work I noticed People not at thei’r Desks, sometimes they are not there for Weeks. These are the same People who snickered behind my back when I started wearing a Mask, before the C.D.C recommend that wearing a Mask could slow the Spread. Being Heard Minded you have pushed the Healthcare Community Nationwide to its Limit. In this World, my favorite Antagonists are the ones who step on your Foot purposefully, then say they didn’t mean it.

You have kicked the Healthcare Community in the Butt, if they choose to kick back, it’s quite all right with me. My Wife Retired from working Twenty Five years in the V.A. Hospital Emergency Room. Many of her Coworkers Died from Work related Illnesses and Stress related Illnesses. Not long ago they asked her to return to work in a Volunteer capacity to help deal with the Pandemic. I didn’t advise her but if I did, I would ask her what have your Government done for you lately, other than spreading Misinformation. From working in Hazmat for years I learned that wearing a Mask have saved my Life, just like it has for the last Ten Months, coming to work everyday in a Contaminated Building.